The Adoptive Parent Group is open to parents of teens ages (11-18 years old.) For parents with teens enrolled in the Teen Mentoring Programs, this group is included with registration. Parents who do not have teens enrolled in the program are welcome to join us! Registration is open by semester or by session through the end of the 2022 Mentorship year.
For any questions about the Parent Group, or any of the Mentoring Programs at Spence-Chapin, please contact Jessica M. Luciere, Manager of Community Engagements, [email protected], or 212-360-0276.
|February 17th||6-7:30pm||Identity Day||Virtual event with Urban Word based in NYC (New York City) to facilitate a fun and creative way for parents to think about their identity and create their own narrative using expressive words and methods.|
|March 17th||6-7:30pm||Tough Topics||What are some tough topics that come up in your home? How do you navigate this? Does adoption, or the adoptee narrative come up frequently?|
|April 14th||6-7:30pm||Adoption Day||A spin on the classic family tree that we all are asked to do in school. As adoptive parents our family tree may consist of others outside our family. Including friends, neighbors, doctors and other support systems.|
|May 12th||6-7:30pm||Adoptee Short||Adoptee produced film focusing on their personal experience|
|June 9th||6-7:30pm||End of the Year Celebration||End of the year Celebration|
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